Develop Your Street Photography Skills

Street photography has become very popular over the past couple of years. It’s a style of photography that’s been around since the early days of film cameras, and the recent rise is partly explained by developments in technology. Digital cameras are incredibly easy to use, and you don’t need to be a skilled photographer to produce great pictures with one. The development of cameras on mobile phones means that most people always have a device to hand ready to shoot pictures. The ease of use and availability of cameras has driven the rise in street photography. Continue reading

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10 Essential Photoshop Tips for Photographers

Photoshop is now well established as the leading photo-editing software for photographers. Competing products and alternatives have emerged, but Photoshop remains the first choice for most photographers. The possibilities for photomanipulation are infinite and are limited only by the imagination. Even for more conventional photography, Photoshop can be used to make instant improvements to most pictures. Essential Photoshop tips include. Continue reading

An Overview of Digital Cameras

Digital cameras are amazing gadgets. Just like film cameras, these devices are able to capture and store images. Although similar in many ways, there are certain things you can do on a digital camera that is just not possible with its older counterpart. The digital version allows us to view, save, delete and edit captured images. If you are not satisfied with a picture you took, you can simply delete it to save memory. You cannot do that on a film camera. Most models can even capture sounds and videos. Since these devices use memory cards, the number of pictures & videos that it can hold is only limited by the capacity of the card. As soon as the memory card is full, just insert an empty card and you are good to go. There are two types of digital cameras, Digital Point-and-Shoot cameras and Digital SLR’s. Let us discuss this a little further to see the differences between the two types. Continue reading

Light as a Subject in Photography

Many photographers would say something like portraits or landscapes are their favourite subjects for photography, and light itself is often ignored as a subject. Photography is dependent on light to form an image on the film, and developing a deeper understanding of it can enhance the work of any photographer. Continue reading

How to Search for a File in Windows XP

Have you ever had one of those times when you go to find an important file you recently saved, you open the folder you saved it in, and it’s not there?  You then have a moment of panic wondering whether you actually saved it.  Frantic by this point, you open Window’s Explorer and search every folder to find your lost file.  There is, however, a much quicker method that is, surprisingly, underused.  Windows provides a search facility for just this eventuality.  If you have never used this, then these are the steps you need to take. Continue reading

Three Advantages of Facebook’s Timeline

After much hype, Facebook has rolled out its new Timeline feature, revamping profile pages more dramatically than ever before. Every time Facebook changes a feature, users across the globe complain. However, the cutting-edge social networking site is ever-evolving, so users shouldn’t be surprised by these regular updates. Timeline allows users to provide more content about their life on their profile page, which might be appealing to some and worrisome to others. The new profile look does offer a few distinct advantages. Continue reading

Simple Guide: How to Photograph

Taking good quality photos can seem like a daunting task, but once you know the basic tips any beginner photographer with the determination to effectively capture life through photos can transform into a creative camera expert. Continue reading